The History of Running

 

The History of Running

Let’s test your historical knowledge of the history of running!

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1. Where in the UK did Rodger Bannister famously break the 4 minute mile ?Add description here!
2. The London Marathon is one of the biggest events in the world marathon calendar but what year was the first ever London marathon?
3. How many miles did Camille Herron cover to break the 24 hour-run world record in 2018?
4. Who is the UK’s most decorated wheelchair racer in history?
5. What year was Nike founded?
6. Which marathon saw the first woman ever to cross the finish line?
7. What sports brand invented the first running spike?
8. When was the first women's specific running shoe released?
9. Who was the first title sponsor of the famous London marathon?
10. Why is the 26.2 distance event called the Marathon?